Comedy Video Spotlight: Chris Gethard Auditions for Alf

Written by Samantha Pitchel | Thursday, Sep 19, 2013
Chris Gethard and Alf, IFC

As IFC’s Adopt-A-Comic contestant, Chris Gethard is getting some help in pursuing his dreams – particularly, his dream to star in the upcoming (and totally necessary) Alf reboot. The multi-year SXSW Comedy alum, and host of New York City public access cult hit The Chris Gethard Show, has officially thrown his hat into the casting ring, releasing an audition tape. The final video in the Adopt-A-Comic series features a highly emotional monologue and a not-quite-scale version of Alf himself. First, take a look behind the scenes:

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This isn’t Gethard’s first attempt to woo whoever’s helming the new Alf movie. Recently, with the help of IFC, Gethard and pal Bobby Moynihan made some helpful suggestions for the script:

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